Fat Donny is the most political POTUS of my --admittedly long -- lifetime. Whatever Happened to the "crisis" on our southern border?

Our POTUS and the MSCM (Main-Stream Conservative Media) is interestingly silent about the illegal immigrant caravan heading toward America from far to our south. The last reference I found in a search of the Faux News website was in very early November.
Hmmm...What happened between then and now? OH! There is no pending election now!
Here is what our POTUS stated on November 1st. This is from the White House website. "I would like to provide an update to the American people regarding the crisis on our southern border — and crisis it is."
Isn't it amazing that, after the mid-term elections, the "crisis" seems to have abated so quickly! It leads NONE of the news. It is now secondary or tertiary, all the way down to no mention at all! WOW! I'm so glad that the "crisis" exists no more!
Here's what Don Lemon said about this yesterday: "Remember just last week, when the President told you it was the caravan that you were supposed to be afraid of? And he is strangely not talking about much since the election. Well, the caravan did not shoot up that bar in Thousand Oaks. Which caravan did the shooter belong to? None of them, as far as I know."
We do have a crisis in America today. It is a crisis of leadership. We have an ignorant celebrity as our POTUS who is a politician first. He plays to the fears many Americans have. He plays to his crowds of supporters and the accolades with which they inundate him. Meanwhile, he ignores his promise after the school shootings in Florida, this February: “Take the guns first, go through due process second." And, referring to Members of Congress: “They [the NRA] have great power over you people," Trump told lawmakers. "They have less power over me.” https://www.politico.com/story/2018/02/28/trump-guns-nra-gop-pat-toomey-...
Has this POTUS pushed for the passage of one piece of legislation limiting guns in any way since then? None that I know of! Hmmm...NRA power over our POTUS? YEP!!
Finally, do I want all guns confiscated in America? NO!!! I support the Second Amendment. As I have pointed out in the past, I have a son-in-law who is a card-carrying member of the NRA. His father pulled a gun out and shot at a potential burglar, and scared him away from his home several years ago.
I simply do not want guns in the hands of Americans who have shown to their relatives, their neighbors, and even law enforcement officials, that they are unstable! Guns don't kill people. People with guns kill people. As the assumed killer of those dozen or so innocent victims in Thousand Oaks wrote just days before his attack: "I hope people call me insane... (laughing emojis).. wouldn't that just be a big ball of irony? Yeah.. I'm insane, but the only thing you people do after these shootings is 'hopes and prayers'.. or 'keep you in my thoughts'... every time... and wonder why these keep happening..."
If this POTUS were a true leader, he would encourage Congress to make it harder for disturbed people to get guns. Disturbed people, too often stimulated by violent talk, should not have such easy access guns. DUH!

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It is from 2 days ago. The reporter is NOT stating that George Soros or any other Democratic supporter is funding the caravan. Now, it's unnamed "leftists" from Central America and/or Venezuela who are claimed to be funding these immigrants.
If this were to be true, the caravan should be better funded. Those in the caravan appear to be quite bedraggled and impoverished. Whatever happened to:
"Give me your tired, your poor,
Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free,
The wretched refuse of your teeming shore.
Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed to me,
I lift my lamp beside the golden door!?”

I know that many who read here hate facts, but here just two to ponder:
*"A more recent peer-reviewed study, published in March 2017 by The Sociological Quarterly, compared all forms of immigration and violence in rural versus urban communities from 1990 through 2010. The number of foreign-born residents — accounting for many other factors — appeared to reduce violent crime rates in rural areas, though not at statistically significant levels. But in cities, immigration was significantly associated with reduced rates of violent crimes."
*And this from a Cato Institute study about the crime situation in Texas, which has the second largest immigrant population of any U.S. state: "The research found that native-born residents were most likely to commit and be convicted of crimes, while unauthorized immigrants saw a conviction rate that was about 50% lower. Legal immigrants appeared to be the most law-abiding, with 86% fewer convictions than native-born Texans."

In the interest of full disclosure, all 4 of my grandparents were immigrants. They did come to the United States legally, through induction centers in Boston and Ellis Island. Nevertheless, they had little or no formal education and they were impoverished. They spoke a little English, but were most comfortable in Yiddish, a mostly Germanic language spoken by Jews throughout Eastern and Northern Europe. Mostly Yiddish was spoken in my mother's home when she was growing up. My mother's oldest sibling spoke mostly Yiddish when she first attended the Toledo Public Schools. She taught her parents and siblings how to speak English from what she learned at school! Yet, they worked hard and created a good life in America for themselves and their children.
Isn't THAT what America is supposed to be about? As Ronald Reagan said, "I've spoken of the Shining City all my political life. In my mind it was a tall, proud city built on rocks stronger than oceans, windswept, God-blessed, and teeming with people of all kinds living in harmony and peace; a city with free ports that hummed with commerce and creativity. And if there had to be city walls, the walls had doors and the doors were open to anyone with the will and the heart to get here. That's how I saw it, and see it still."

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